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Lawrence “Larry” Bouthot

On Friday, June 24, Lawrence “Larry” Bouthot, loving husband, father, and grandfather, passed away unexpectedly, at his family’s home, at the age of 72. Larry was born on November 15, 1949, in Waterbury, CT to Reginald Bouthot and Annette (Frazier) Bouthot. Larry was raised in the Bucks Hill section of Waterbury, CT with his siblings Donald, Linda, Patty, Nancy, and Claudette and graduated from Terryville High School in Terryville, CT in 1969. Larry served in the U.S. Army from November 12, 1969, through November 11, 1971. He was a Specialist 4, serving as an assistant machine gunner and driver in Company A, 4th Battalion (Mechanized), 20th Infantry, 193d Brigade, at Fort Clayton Canal Zone in Panama. Larry worked for 19 years at Anchor Fasteners in Waterbury,CT as a header foreman and then for several years at Truelove and Maclean (now H&T) in Waterbury, CT as a maintenance mechanic; he retired in December of 2015. On February 22, 1971, hemarried Leola (Harris) Bouthot. They made their home in Plymouth,CT where they raised twobeautiful children, Larry Bouthot and Michelle Byrne.Larry was known for his quickwit, infectious smile, and compassionatespirit. He loved spending time with his friends and family.He enjoyed riding his Harleywith his friends and meeting upfor weekly breakfasts. His homewas the center of family celebrations and barbecues. He wasknown as “Poppy” to his fouradoring grandchildren Wyatt,Eastyn, Brooke, and Paige Byrne.He loved his family with all hisheart and was always taking excellent care of them. Lawrenceshared his passion for woodworking and carpentry by buildingsheds, gazebos, decks, and otherhome improvements. Larry is survived by his wife, Leola; his son Larry; his daughter Michelle and husband Kyle;their children, Wyatt, Eastyn, Brooke, and Paige; his brother, Donald Bouthot of Naugatuck, CT., and his sisters, Linda Anderson of Bristol, CT., Patty Cowette of Torrington, CT., Nancy Murphy of Plymouth, CT., and Claudette Plasczynski of Burlington, CT. He will also be missed by hiscousins, nieces, and nephews, and friends. A wake and Military Honors Ceremony was held on Sunday, July 10 at Scott’s Funeral Home,169 Main Street, Terryville, CT. Please send any flowers and donationsfor the family to the funeral home.



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